This Perennial Land: Third Crops, Blue Earth, and the Road to a Restorative Agriculture

This Perennial Land Third Crops Blue Earth and the Road to a Restorative Agriculture This Perennial Land is the story of a beautiful and intensely farmed land that has been written off as a sacrificial landscape a natural place ceded entirely to industrial use even by many concerned a

  • Title: This Perennial Land: Third Crops, Blue Earth, and the Road to a Restorative Agriculture
  • Author: Lansing Shepard Daniel Imhoff Paula Westmoreland Mark Ritchie
  • ISBN: 9780615410050
  • Page: 270
  • Format: Paperback
  • This Perennial Land is the story of a beautiful and intensely farmed land that has been written off as a sacrificial landscape a natural place ceded entirely to industrial use even by many concerned about the environment Through essays and photographs, the authors trace the natural and cultural history of the land, share stories of a new breed of pioneer farming wit This Perennial Land is the story of a beautiful and intensely farmed land that has been written off as a sacrificial landscape a natural place ceded entirely to industrial use even by many concerned about the environment Through essays and photographs, the authors trace the natural and cultural history of the land, share stories of a new breed of pioneer farming with nature in mind, and a future vision of a restorative agriculture They make a compelling case for changing what we grow in this working landscape and how and where we grow it in order to restore historic function at a landscape scale Accompanied by a remarkable opportunity map it offers a roughblueprint a conceptual starting point for landowners, policymakers, and citizens who want a part in forging a new vision for returning health, beauty, and economic stability to corn and soybean country.

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    1. Lays out the problems of modern agriculture, mono-crops, cultivating marginal lands, chemical runnoff, water pollution, and how some farms in Minnesota are working to restore the land to a more sustainable form of agriculture. Very good book, and the illustrations are excellent.

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